World Country List. Country Name, Country Continent & Country Region. For complete country details, click on country name.

Complete details about Iraq in Asia with capital city Baghdad

Country NameIraq (Al-´Iraq)
Country CodeIRQ
Capital CityBaghdad
ContinentAsia
RegionMiddle East
Independence Year1932
Population23115000
Surface Area438317.0
Life Expectancy66.5 years
GNP11500.0 (old 0.0)
Government FormRepublic

Spoken Languages

Arabic [official]     (77.2%)
Assyrian     (0.8%)
Azerbaijani     (1.7%)
Kurdish     (19.0%)
Persian     (0.8%)

Major Cities

Baghdad, Baghdad     (population 4336000)
Mosul, Ninawa     (population 879000)
Irbil, Irbil     (population 485968)
Kirkuk, al-Tamim     (population 418624)
Basra, Basra     (population 406296)
al-Sulaymaniya, al-Sulaymaniya     (population 364096)
al-Najaf, al-Najaf     (population 309010)
Karbala, Karbala     (population 296705)
al-Hilla, Babil     (population 268834)
al-Nasiriya, DhiQar     (population 265937)
al-Amara, Maysan     (population 208797)
al-Diwaniya, al-Qadisiya     (population 196519)
al-Ramadi, al-Anbar     (population 192556)
al-Kut, Wasit     (population 183183)
Baquba, Diyala     (population 114516)

Iraq's most recent News and Stories

Iraq Tweets

From @mucketymucks on Mon Jun 26 09:59:16 EDT 2017 RT @LOLGOP: The media did a better job of educating America about Iraq's weapons of mass destruction than informing us about Trumpcare's Me?
From @bill1303 on Mon Jun 26 09:59:10 EDT 2017 RT @guan: Central Bank of Iraq building https://t.co/Km2doLvujx
From @CANAL11_ on Mon Jun 26 09:59:08 EDT 2017 RT @andreaskorinov: Multiple explosions heard inside Al-Saqer military base in SW #Baghdad after a ammunition storage exploded, no details?
From @ItisPalestine on Mon Jun 26 09:59:07 EDT 2017 https://t.co/aMffHE5Aby .
From @CANAL11_ on Mon Jun 26 09:59:06 EDT 2017 RT @andreaskorinov: This is not a video game. #Iraq Federal Police Units engaged in urban warfare with #ISIS #Mosul Old city. https://t.co?
From @CANAL11_ on Mon Jun 26 09:59:02 EDT 2017 RT @andreaskorinov: #Iraq Counter Terrorism units arrived to Al-Tanak #Mosul . https://t.co/ih6DabVFD6
From @liberalinohio on Mon Jun 26 09:59:01 EDT 2017 @AriFleischer U killed 4000 American soldiers with your Iraq lies. Now u will kill disabled people. U aren't gettin? https://t.co/sAD0CZ3mbl
From @chuckca70 on Mon Jun 26 09:58:56 EDT 2017 RT @TerranceCreamer: US Army soldiers in a M109A6 Paladin conduct a fire mission at Qayyarah West, Iraq on October 17,2016. https://t.co/y9?
From @AbdusInt1 on Mon Jun 26 09:58:47 EDT 2017 America excuse for stil being in Iraq is that Isis is there ?(lies)...can't you see...
From @wushu20121 on Mon Jun 26 09:58:46 EDT 2017 RT @IraqiSecurity: BREAKING: #Iraq's special forces have made significant progress in #Mosul's old city, retaking the First Al-Farouq neigh?
From @Tehmyne on Mon Jun 26 09:58:44 EDT 2017 RT @brianfishman: Theory: The less you know abt the Islamic State (of Iraq) between 2007-2011, the more you think they may be defeated now.?
From @GolehIran on Mon Jun 26 09:58:39 EDT 2017 RT @MostafaMe4: #EidAlFitr Mobarak #Iran #Syria #Iraq #SaudiArabia #Turkey #Bahrain #Pakistan #kuwait #Afganistan #emarat #Jordan #Palestin?
From @jp_mcdade on Mon Jun 26 09:58:37 EDT 2017 I thought I was smart when I saw 300 and thought it had something to do with Iraq. There's literally a troop surge vote.
From @Stroopdoos on Mon Jun 26 09:58:37 EDT 2017 RT @Revelsoffice: Mosul battle to end in days as troops advance in Old City: Iraqi general https://t.co/lVnpWBTI8W via @Reuters
From @AndroPLucich on Mon Jun 26 09:58:34 EDT 2017 If The President & Congress Have Any Wisdom Or Common Sense Left Get Out Of Afghanistan, Syria & Iraq. Give It To NATO, UN & Saudi Arabia!